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Kentucky welcomes unbeaten Ohio University to Rupp Arena: Preview, How to Watch, Listen and Follow

No. 13 Kentucky welcomes unbeaten Ohio University to Rupp Arena in the Cats’ final game of the Kentucky Classic.

vs. Ohio
Fri., Nov. 19 – 7:00 p.m. ET
Rupp Arena
Lexington, Ky.
Game Notes: UK (PDF) | OU (PDF)
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No. 13 Kentucky welcomes unbeaten Ohio University to Rupp Arena in the Cats' final game of the Kentucky Classic.

After dropping the season opener against Duke in New York, Kentucky has won two straight games at home. The Cats topped Robert Morris 100-60 behind 19 points from  and 14 points and 20 rebounds from .

UK beat Mount St. Mary's on Tuesday night, as Tshiebwe scored a career high 24 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, while  Jr. had a career best 16 points.

Now, the Cats face their biggest challenge since Duke as Ohio University comes to Lexington. The Bobcats are 3-0 on the season, having beaten Belmont, Cleveland State and Robert Morris.

UK head coach is impressed with what he has seen from Ohio. 

“This is an NCAA Tournament team, terrific for us to play,” Calipari said. “And we're going to learn. These early games, that's what you do. You need games where you can work through the kinks and still build confidence and have guys understand what they can and can't do.”

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 23, 1970, Dan Issel scored 47 points against Alabama.

 

On February 23, 2019, with an 80-53 victory over Auburn, 10th-year head coach John Calipari moves past Joe B. Hall for the second most victories by a UK head coach in program history. He trails only the Baron of the Bluegrass, Adolph Rupp.

 

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